This delicious pesto dish is ready to eat in the time it takes to cook the pasta and is a great way to use up really ripe avocados. I use a couple of tricks to make this recipe extra special - using avocado creates a light and creamy pesto, and is a healthier alternative to cream or oil.
We are living in an age where organic eating is becoming increasingly more popular in Britain. Local farmers markets and organic food cafes are the 'in thing' meaning consumers can enjoy a more personable and educational experience, knowing where their food has come from and that local farmers are supported in the process.
For whatever reason, I'm not very adventurous when it comes to cooking fish. I always have some cod fillets in the freezer, but that was about it. So I've decided to branch out and utilise the fresh fish stall at my local market: the perfect location for sourcing some fresh, sustainable fish.
Living in London, I don't have a car and haven't driven in years and so seem to spend a lot of my time on trains visiting friends and family. I would say I get a train to visit someone once or twice a month at least!
Have we been asking the right questions about protecting our health? Are more doctors and nurses the answer, or extra NHS funding? The election debates barely touched on health issues, particularly inequality and healthy lifestyles.
Milan Fashion Week is unquestionably one of the most important dates in the fashion calendar, with industry insiders from Anna Dello Russo to Daisy Lowe coming from around the world to grace the Front Row.
These uniquely shaped cookies are made typically using a special cutter which creates a beautiful flower which is a skill to do by hand with an interesting approach to weaving pastry in and out to form a beautiful looking flower.
The Mating Market Model explains the phenomenon; prior to marriage, weight maintenance is motivated primarily by the desire to attract a mate (Sobal, 1984). After marriage? There is pizza.
Clean eating is simple. Rather than being yet another fad diet, it is about achieving a happy and healthy lifestyle. It can be adapted to fit any kind of routine; all you have to do is be mindful about the food you are eating and cook a little bit more from scratch.
I wish I were one of those women who stopped eating when under stress. You know the type - those who eat like a bird, pick at a few carrots. They have snake hips and a slightly worried expression all the time. They talk about their 'nerves' a lot.
It's gotten to the point now that I feel uncomfortable explaining for the 100th time exactly what kinds of foods they can't eat and that the epipen that we have to carry for my son is about life or death, and is not a deterrent or cure.
We can all agree that life in the 21st Century is more than a little hectic and sometimes we feel we are running back on ourselves - it can feel somewhat overwhelming and we do not realise how much of a help (or in its absence, a hindrance) breakfast is in allowing our days to run that little bit smoother.
In the most basic of terms, a juice detox is where you only consume fruit and vegetable juice that has been freshly extracted. A juice detox can last from anything in-between 24 hours and up to seven days - this being said many juicers will enjoy a juice detox for a week, with the first three days being the period of detoxification and the remaining rebuilding a solid foundation.
Here's a recipe for a takeaway classic that's incredibly easy (plus cheaper and healthier) to make at home, whether looking to fill the freezer or just wanting an easy mid-week supper. Serve with the veggie ribbon noodles to get all of your five a day in one meal.
Playing fast and loose with the sobriquet "celebrity", twenty new faces lined up to be shouted at by Gregg Wallace and John Torode, a duo known primarily for sitting in separate rooms and pretending to hold a conversation with each other.
So much has been said recently about how food intolerance testing is causing massive hikes in people believing that they have a food allergy and thus eliminating foods out of their diet that they don't need to.